Monochrome Monday… Crich Tramway Village, April 2021

Crich Tramway Village, April 2021Crich Tramway Village, April 2021
Minolta X-700, MD ROKKOR-X 45mm f/2, 1/250s, f8 – Foma Pan 100 Classic
Developed in Adox Rodinal at 1:50, 9 mins at 20°c.

Crich Tramway Village is only a few miles from here and it’s somewhere I really should visit more often… This pic of Leeds City Tramways No.399 was actually taken on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day last year, at the same time as the one posted here.

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8 and Nikon ES-2 Film Digitising Adapter with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… In Memory of Edward Anthony Attwood

In Memory of Edward Anthony AttwoodIn Memory of Edward Anthony Attwood
Minolta X-700, MC W.ROKKOR 28mm f/2.8, 1/125s, f8 – Foma Pan 100 Classic
Developed in Adox Rodinal at 1:50, 9 mins at 20°c.

An image from one of my current favourite cameras, the Minolta X-700…

I’d love to know how a man born in Odessa in the Ukraine in 1823 (then part of Imperial Russia) ended up buried in the small Derbyshire village of Pentrich (best known for the Pentrich Revolution of 1817).

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8 and Nikon ES-2 Film Digitising Adapter with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… Great Northern Basin, September 2020

Great Northern Basin, September 2020Great Northern Basin, September 2020
Nikon TW20, 35mm lens – Kosmo Foto Mono
Developed in Adox Rodinal at 1:50, 9 mins at 20°c.

Another image from the Nikon TW20 today…

Great Northern Basin on the Cromford Canal at Langley Mill in Derbyshire. I say ‘Cromford Canal’ but the basin was originally part of the mostly abandoned Nottingham Canal that passed under what is now the A608 road just to the right of The Great Northern pub, visible in the background.

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8 and Nikon ES-2 Film Digitising Adapter with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

“No more work to-night. Christmas Eve.” (Mr Fezziwig)

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree…O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree…
Nikon D200, AF NIKKOR 85mm f1.8D, 1/13s, f1.8, ISO 160

Or… “The lamplighters are at work. It’s Christmas Eve for certain.” (Mr Fozziwig 😁)

A couple of images from what used to be an annual trip to Castleton in the Peak District for an evening of traditional carols on the last Sunday before Christmas.

Christmas at CastletonChristmas at Castleton
Nikon D200, AF NIKKOR 24-85mm f2.8-4 D at 85mm, 4.5s, f11, ISO 160

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Cool Yule or whatever celebration floats your boat at this time of year…

Single frame… Leash Fen, December 2021

Leash Fen, December 2021Leash Fen, December 2021
Fujifilm X-E4, Fujinon XF 90mm f2 R LM WR, 1/850s, f11, ISO 160

A slow drive through the Peak District on a bright December day was just what the doctor ordered yesterday and I stopped a few times to take pics… Leash Fen is just inside the eastern border of the National Park and an area I’ve never really explored before but I’m planning a return visit as soon as possible.

Monochrome Monday… Diagonals

DiagonalsDiagonals
Nikon FE2, NIKKOR 45mm f/2.8P, 1/250s, f8 – Ilford Delta 400 Professional rated at ISO 320
Developed in Ilford DDX at 1:4, 8 mins at 20°c.

Digitised using Nikon D5500 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8 and Nikon ES-2 Film Digitising Adapter with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Single frame… Hollyhocks at No.6

Hollyhocks at No.6Hollyhocks at No.6
Olympus OM20, Zuiko Auto-Macro 50mm f/3.5, 1/125s, f11; – Kodak ColorPlus rated at ISO 100

An image from one of my first colour rolls developed by Analogue Wonderland’s new ‘Wonderlab’

They certainly won’t be the last rolls I send them though… lovely clean negatives (albeit sleeved in strips of four, I prefer strips of six) and excellent scans make me a very happy bunny!

Development and scan by Analogue Wonderlab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.